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Vista Ridge Trail #4b

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2.3 Miles 3.7 Kilometers


Doubletrack

191' 58 m

Ascent

-323' -99 m

Descent

1,941' 592 m

High

1,619' 493 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

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Another difficult side loop offering beautiful vistas in the presence of various cacti.

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This is perhaps the easier of the two loop trails off of the Madrone Trail #4. Both loops have an abrupt 150-200-foot climb from Madrone Trail #4, followed by some relatively flat cruising before another quick 150-200-foot descent. But this is a doubletrack, whereas the other Cougar Canyon Overlook Trail #4a is a singletrack.

It's probably better to ride this in the counterclockwise direction as the difficult climb is relatively straight and then you'll have a twisting trail for the descent, but there is no reason it can't be ridden clockwise.

Towards the middle of the trail, you'll find an overlook with a great view of the Ice Cream Hill Trail #1b and the fun parts of Spring Branch Trail, which should both be on your to-do list if you've made it this far.

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